Beauty | Skin Care

Sun Care For Dark Skin

Many women of colour are incredibly careful with how they treat their skin, however one area we tend to neglect is suncare.  Black women in particular are probably the worst culprits because of the misconception that we don’t need it.  Now we’re deep in summer holiday season, it’s especially important to wear sunscreen as we […]

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Nails

Budget Manicure Review – Beautiful Nails Studio

Bless them, they really do try, but this salon is more shabby than chic. I went to the Beautiful Nails Studio in the morning, so I was the only customer there. They were polite enough, and I’d bought my own colour (Rococo Nail Apparel!!), so we got right down to business. The salon itself is […]

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Fashion

Tuesday – ShoesDay: Rupert Sanderson Revel

Rupert Sanderson can do no wrong, and these gorgeous, gold Revel heels with mirrored platinum detailing are so, so right. To top it off, the staff in the shop are incredibly lovely! Big thank you to manager Rachel (Bruton Place) for indulging us. Nubian definitely loves Rupert! xx

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Books | Uncategorized

Nubian Reads: The Color Purple

Post by MM   Our first book review is the Pulitzer prize for fiction winner, Alice Walker’s, The Color Purple. An acclaimed novel that has won the National Book Award for Fiction and has been adapted into a play and musical. The Color Purple is set in rural Georgia, southern United states in the 1930’s and […]

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Fashion

Tuesday – Shoesday: Ferragamo Pumps

  Post by MM! Aren’t these absolutely shoe crush worthy? Here at Nubian Skin we are in love with these Almond Salvatore Ferragamo pumps in Sueded Ayers. What we adore even more about this pair of pumps are their transitional quality. Perfect for the languid days of summer, and equally appropriate as the weather cools […]

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Fashion | Hosiery

Production of Nubian Skin Hosiery Packaging

Post by MM! A major step in the process of manufacturing any product is the packaging! We’re gearing up for launch, so we’ve just completed a photoshoot for our hosiery packaging :). We held the shoot at HeadShot London , which provided a great working space for our photographer David Cromer and model Soliat from […]

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Fashion | Nails

Budget Manicure Review: California Nail Bar

Hey all, It’s Mary from Nubian Skin with another Manicure review; but before I get started on what was an interesting experience here are the key stats: Salon: California Nail Bar (Hampstead Branch) Website: http://www.california-nail-bar.co.uk Location: Hampstead Treatment: Manicure Description: File, soak, cuticle work, polish Colour: OPI – Kiss me on tulips Cost: £13 The Nail […]

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Nubian Icon: Josephine Baker

Our first post by the Marvelous Mary (MM)! Our Nubian Icon for this month is the illustrious Josephine Baker. Josephine Baker, born Josephine Freda Mcdonald (June 3 1906), was an American-born French dancer, singer and actress. Known for her comical yet sensual appeal which was derived from her inclination for nearly nude costumes; a notable costume featured […]

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